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Providing high-quality learning opportunities for all Victorians

The Department of Education and Training offers learning and development support, services and resources for all Victorians, from birth through to adulthood.

Department News

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Safety in our Driveways

The risk of children being killed or injured in driveways returns as Victorian children go back to school. Read More
New prep Hasrah with mum Fahima, member of the school�s parent advisory group.

First Day Marks New Start for Refugee Children

At Dandenong South Primary School, 41 of the 104 new preps are from Afghani refugee backgrounds. Read More
Students at St. Kilda Primary School.

New Library Bags for Prep Students

More than 52,000 preps received brand new, custom-designed library bags from Melbourne brand Crumpler. Read More
Prep students at St. Kilda Primary School.

School is Back for 2015

The school bell rang for the start of Term 1 for more than 900,000 Victorian students heading back to school. Read More

Key Initiatives

The Victorian State election was held on Saturday 29 November, 2014.

As a result, there has been a change of government.

From 1 January 2015 this Department will be known as the Department of Education and Training.

This website is currently being updated to reflect this.


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